process

  • 1 process — pro·cess / prä ˌses, prō / n 1: a continuous operation, art, or method esp. in manufacture whoever invents or discovers any new and useful process...may obtain a patent therefor U.S. Code 2 a: procedure (1) see also …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Process — Proc ess, n. [F. proc[ e]s, L. processus. See {Proceed}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of proceeding; continued forward movement; procedure; progress; advance. Long process of time. Milton. [1913 Webster] The thoughts of men are widened with the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Process — (Deutschland) Beschreibung Magazin für Chemie + Pharmatechnik Verlag …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 4 process — process, procedure, proceeding denote the series of actions, operations, or motions involved in the accomplishment of an end. Process is particularly appropriate when progress from a definite beginning to a definite end is implied and something… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 process — process1 [prä′ses΄, prä′səs; ] chiefly Brit & Cdn [, prō′ ses΄, prō′səs] n. pl. processes [prä′ses΄iz, prä′səs iz; prä′sə sēz΄] [ME < OFr proces < L processus, pp. of procedere: see PROCEED] 1. the course of being done: chiefly in in… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 Process.h — is a C header file which contains function declarations and macros used in working with threads and processes. Neither the header file nor the functions are defined by either the ANSI/ISO C standard or by POSIX. Most C compilers that target DOS,… …

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  • 7 process — Ⅰ. process [1] ► NOUN 1) a series of actions or steps towards achieving a particular end. 2) a natural series of changes: the ageing process. 3) Law a summons to appear in court. 4) Biology & Anatomy a natural appendage or outgrowth on or in an… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 process — The familiar noun and verb are both pronounced proh ses. The other verb process, meaning ‘to walk in procession’, is a back formation from the noun procession and is pronounced proh ses …

    Modern English usage

  • 9 process — [n] method; series of actions to achieve result action, advance, case, channels*, course, course of action*, development, evolution, fashion, formation, growth, manner, means, measure, mechanism, mode, modus operandi, movement, operation,… …

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  • 10 process — [pʀɔsɛs] n. m. ÉTYM. V. 1960; mot angl., « procédé, méthode ». ❖ ♦ Anglic. Techn. Étude théorique des procédés et des techniques de traitement du pétrole et de la pétrolochimie. REM. Terme critiqué, absent du Dict. technique de M. Moureau et… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 11 Process — Process,   Micrografx …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 12 process — A series of actions, motions, or occurrences; progressive act or transaction; continuous operation; method, mode or operation, whereby a result or effect is produced; normal or actual course of procedure; regular proceeding, as, the process of… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 13 Process — 1. An den Processen ist das Schlimmste, dass aus einem hundert entstehen. 2. Bei einem Process muss man zwei anhören. – Blass, 7. 3. Den Process mit Wein begiessen, hilft. – Simrock, 8014; Braun, I, 3370. 4. Der beste Process ist des Teufels… …

    Deutsches Sprichwörter-Lexikon

  • 14 process — processual /pro sesh ooh euhl/ or, esp. Brit, /proh /, adj. /pros es/; esp. Brit. /proh ses/, n., pl. processes /pros es iz, euh siz, euh seez / or, esp. Brit., /proh ses , proh seuh /, v., adj. n. 1. a systematic series of actions directed to… …

    Universalium

  • 15 process — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ gradual, lengthy, long, slow, time consuming ▪ constant, continuous, ongoing ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 16 Process — A process is a naturally occurring or designed sequence of changes of properties or attributes of an object or system. More precisely, and from the most general systemic perspective, every process is representable as a particular trajectory (or… …

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  • 17 process — ▪ I. process pro‧cess 1 [ˈprəʊses ǁ ˈprɑː ] noun 1. [countable] a series of actions taken to perform a particular task or achieve a particular result: • simpler design and manufacturing processes • Industry executives said ABC s plans would slow… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 18 process — pro|cess1 W1S2 [ˈprəuses US ˈpra: ] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: proces, from Latin processus, from procedere; PROCEED] 1.) a series of actions that are done in order to achieve a particular result ▪ the Israeli Egyptian peace… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 process — [[t]pro͟ʊses, AM prɑ͟ːses[/t]] ♦ processes, processing, processed 1) N COUNT: oft supp N, N of n A process is a series of actions which are carried out in order to achieve a particular result. There was total agreement to start the peace process… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 process — I UK [ˈprəʊses] / US [ˈprɑses] noun [countable] Word forms process : singular process plural processes *** 1) a series of things that happen and have a particular result We use drugs to speed up the healing process. process of: Changes occur in… …

    English dictionary


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